The Girl in The Tower by Katherine Arden

The Girl in The Tower

Winternight Trilogy #2

Katherine Arden

346 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

Description

For a young woman in medieval Russia, the choices are stark: marriage or life in a convent. Vasya will choose a third way: magic. . .The court of the Grand Prince of Moscow is plagued by power struggles and rumours of unrest. Meanwhile bandits roa...

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Community Reviews Summary of 17,539 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
emotional 54%
mysterious 52%
dark 50%
tense 40%
challenging 12%
inspiring 12%
sad 12%
hopeful 9%
reflective 7%
informative 2%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 16%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Character: 18% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.35

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